Volume 87 Issue 26 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 29, 2009

Dow Corning, Customers Lobby For Solar Energy

Department: Business, Government & Policy
Keywords: Solar, polysilicon, energy bill

Representatives from Dow Corning and from firms that use Dow Corning's polysilicon to manufacture solar cells visited Capitol Hill for three days last week to lobby Congress. Their goal was to press for renewable energy incentives and requirements in the Waxman-Markey energy bill that would favor growth of a domestic solar industry. At a press conference, Dow Corning CEO Stephanie A. Burns and representatives from Kyocera, BP . . .

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